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What to do with the engine out? #1632963
31/05/2019 18:12
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New engine arrived, new clutch whilst engine out, clutch cylinder, belts, hoses, anything else?

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632965
31/05/2019 19:27
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Check condition of brake pipes and A/C pipes, much easier to replace with engine out


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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632966
31/05/2019 20:00
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Engine bay refresh, attend to any corrosion esp. eiffel towers, rad support bar, slam panel


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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632975
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Maybe a change of the oil seals on the engine? Since it's easier to do it while it's out, obviously.

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632977
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Change you starter motor as it’s a bitch to change with engine in.
CHOD obviously as doesn’t always come with a silicon kit.
Clutch MASTER cylinder if not already done above.


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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632982
01/06/2019 12:04
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Make sure the new engine is spotless before it goes back in,even paint it. Oh and fit a quaife diff while you can.



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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1632983
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Belt guard/pulley.
Radiator support panel refresh/slam panel.
Wiring to coil packs.
Engine/box mountings?
Rocker cover refresh/gasket.
Gear lever linkages/the bushings that degrade (and those at base of gearlever from underneath).
Oil cooler pipework/oil cooler

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633025
03/06/2019 11:34
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So everything respace!!

The Ultimate WYIT moment!! (While your in there)

You will kick yourself if you don't take the chance now while the engine is out.

Regards

MM

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: magooagain] #1633030
03/06/2019 13:17
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Originally Posted by magooagain
Oh and fit a quaife diff while you can.


It's a VIS Joe, not turbo laugh

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: Countrycruising] #1633042
03/06/2019 14:11
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Originally Posted by Countrycruising
Originally Posted by magooagain
Oh and fit a quaife diff while you can.


It's a VIS Joe, not turbo laugh






Fit a turbo!



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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633045
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laugh


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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633073
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Fitting a turbo would have been an easy option, they are, er, so common!

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633364
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Engine in and running! New clutch, radiator, cams, belts, master cylinder, oil seals, hoses and clean up. A/C recharge. Now the alarm won't turn off so will have to disable it! Three steps forward and two back!

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633368
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Aye! you could say that Coop ownership can be interesting at times.... driving


I'm an old git & happy with it,most of the time
Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633480
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Alarm working, now lost feed to A/C....
Nearly £6k lighter (having just purchased and repairs) I'm trying to convince myself this was a good idea! Maybe when the last turbo has finally blown up they will go up in value. Perhaps the new Inspector Morse will drive one making them popular collector's cars. The Duchess of Cambridge spotted driving one in Tesco's (sorry Waitrose) car park?

Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633481
20/06/2019 12:34
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Originally Posted by respace
Alarm working, now lost feed to A/C....
Nearly £6k lighter (having just purchased and repairs) I'm trying to convince myself this was a good idea! Maybe when the last turbo has finally blown up they will go up in value. Perhaps the new Inspector Morse will drive one making them popular collector's cars. The Duchess of Cambridge spotted driving one in Tesco's (sorry Waitrose) car park?


Good to see you've well and truly caught the bug cool


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Re: What to do with the engine out? [Re: respace] #1633482
20/06/2019 12:37
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Originally Posted by respace
Perhaps the new Inspector Morse will drive one making them popular collector's cars. The Duchess of Cambridge spotted driving one in Tesco's (sorry Waitrose) car park?


Now there is an idea - where do we advertise our Coupes for FREE celebrity/royalty rides..?


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